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  1. For Sale: Antique Compressor

    For Sale / Wanted
    A friend of mine wants to sell this 1953 Danish made industrial compressor... Its in working condition and it can pump out 750 ltrs per minute Its 1.5m long and will need a couple of pallets to move it. As its located here in Denmark ,anyone interested will have to arrange transport for it. The...
  2. Jnrs first test ride.

    Chatter
    We put mirrors on my sons bike today because we are going to register it next week and get it road legal. Jnr asked if he could try it out and its his first ride on a bike since he sold his moped last year. :thumbup: I am sure he will have it up on the back wheel tear arsing through mud in no...
  3. 700 alp fuel consumption

    Transalp
    just letting you transalpedians know after 188mls i checked the fuel put in the tank 14.26ltrs 60miles to the gallon from a 23000miler 700 VA9not bad at all eh<br>Neil
  4. Abus Granit Detecto X-Plus 8000 - dB Test

    Product Reviews
    Consedering buying Abus RS1 and a old test came to mind, something I did a couple of years ago. Want RS1 because of less weight but I think they are similar otherwise = someone might find it useful. https://youtu.be/lyeej_oHJXE
  5. Ian coates

    Chatter
    Hi LADS I AM STILL IN ENGLAND TRYING TO FIND SOME PARTS FOR STOLEN RECOVERD A RDO4 THAT RS MOTOR BIKES HAVE GIVEN ME FOR MY NEXT TRIP AS I HAD MY NEW RDO4 STOLEN LAST YEAR AND HAD NO INSURANCE ON IT , I WILL BE AT THE BIKE SHOW IN MANCHESTER IN MARCH ALL THE BEST IAN COATES ..
  6. Koso clocks?

    Africa Twin
    Anyone had got or used these? The rs2n model, waiting for delivery of the new boano fairing (many thanks to Jonathan at RR for his help) don't really want to fit the old clock set up & can't see any alternative to use. Need a speedo & temp/revs ect to go with my trusty old 550 zumo to complete...
  7. Bearing sizes

    Africa Twin
    I bought a full wheel bearing kit off eBay and I have received five bearings, three of one size and two other that are both different sizes from each other. Sizes I got are: 3x 6203-2rs c3. PFI bearings 1x 6303-2rs c3. PFI bearings 1x 6204DDU nsk bearings Can anyone tell me the required...
  8. Happy new year

    Chatter
    Happy new year fellow XRV'rs :thumbup: Just heading off to a Hogmanay party, coming back home for the bells later on, all the family coming round :thumb: Soooo, in case I fall by the wayside, everybody have a safe and good Hogmanay. Best wishes for the coming year, may it provide you with...
  9. mosfet R/Rs, just a bit of info. Good read.

    Mechanical Advice
    http://www.superhawkforum.com/forums/knowledge-base-40/mosfet-regulator-rectifiers-why-how-25117/ Kawasaki ZX-6R 2007-> Cut-n-splice... Either solder, or get both connectors from eastern beaver... ZX-10 2004-> ZX14 2006-> Concours 2008-> Both MOSFET and non-MOSFET available, beware! (And the...
  10. R100RS

    Transalp
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Q1SthW4VAU How about this then these bikes were built long before the term adventure bike was thought of!
  11. Honda R134 fighting Red paint

    Dominator / FMX
    Does anyone know of a good paint matching service, I have found RS Motorbike paint colours in the UK, Anyone with any experience of the company and the results? The tank and frame are all ready powder coated, I need some paint for the plastics. All the 2 cents worth will be appreciated
  12. M&P selling RST jackets from £50 (clearance)

    Clothing
    Found this in my inbox today. Seems M&P are selling off some stock at £60 off. If you're in need of a new jacket maybe worth a look Motorbike Clothing-Motorcycle Clothing-Helmets-Motorbike Helmets-Motorcycle Helmets John
  13. R100 RS Cafe Racer

    BMW
    Been asked for a picture of my Cafe Racer and seeing it's based on an Airhead thought it best to post it in here. Excuse the intrusion :D
  14. Shacks K100

    BMW
    For sale in Exeter £1995 spares or repair /trade bike Bmw K 1200 RS
  15. Super Tenere (750) yes Vara & K100RS no

    Yamaha
    After picking brains over early Varaderos and K100's I have brought a 92 Super Tenere done ~29000 an import (in 2003) looks and rides OK hope it is in the long term, checked all the suggested things, do all 90's jap giant trailies rot their rims, ruin their output shafts and have rubbish...
  16. XR600 Rear Shock '97 V '95

    XR
    Hi, Will a complete rear shock absorber from a 1995 XR600RS fit a 1997 XR600RV? I know the spring colour is different and by checking the respective parts catalogues know that the cenrte rod has a different part number on each but the upper casing / mount is the same part number. Any guidence...
  17. Oil!

    Recommended Dealers/Service Providers/Campsites
    I may have posted this before..... Smith & Allan blend their own oils for a wide range of end uses, 5 ltrs of Semi Synth 10/40 motorcycle engine oil is £13.09 + vat. That is just under £16 for a proper 5ltr can of bike specific oil (rather than the silly little 4 ltr jobs everyone else seems to...
  18. Happy International Women's Day

    Chatter
    to all our female/lady/gentle sex xrv'rs:thumbup:
  19. RST Pro Series Adventure

    Clothing
    Anyone have experience of the RST Pro Series Adventure jacket and jeans? I've not had any RST clothing in the past. What's the general consensus? Is it well made? Can I expect any sort of customer service from RST? What are the better and cheaper, alternatives? Iain RST Pro Series Adventure...
  20. Extra fuel

    Bodgers Corner
    I see different threads about where to put an extra 2ltrs of fuel on the bike, but i think for those who really want to go off the beaten track and on a long adventure how about something like this Army Harley Davidson at http://auto.howstuffworks.com/motorcycle6.htm (Scroll Down) and replace...
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